Saga Ruby & Saga Sapphire
- May 2007 - 24 292 tonnes - 191 m/627 ft - 655 passengers
- 380 crew
Built at Swan Hunter in 1972 as MV Vistafjord she has also been called Caronia and Oasia
The last passenger ship built on the Tyne or indeed in GB, this was her first return to the river.
It was also the last visit as she was retired in 2014 intended to become a floating hotel 'Oasis' in Burma, but was scrapped instead.
Saga Sapphire - July 2012 - Built 1981 - 37 000 tonnes - 199 m /653 ft. - 1158 passengers
- 406 crew
Former names: Europa, Superstar Europe, Superstar Aries, Holiday Dream and Bleu de France
Change of livery 2018